Advent Countdown Number 2 VIDEO

It’s here, it’s the Advent Calendar! The one that I’ve been teasing with for a couple of weeks now.

Ridiculously difficult to photograph in all it’s glory, I’ve decided that close up shots are better than my quite frankly, appalling photography….!


POOTLES Stampin Up Advent Countdown Advent Calendar


But this gorgeous advent calendar hangs from a piece of Smoky Slate Chevron Ribbon that measures 6ft in length, and is very much going to be the show stopper decoration in your house.


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Hiding many things inside, which you’ll see in the video, this is a definite keepsake. One I’m quite proud of in fact, and I hope you like it too!


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The video on how to make it is here, Clickety Click!

And the project dimensions are below –



Cardstock – 4.5 x 6.5″

Score along the long side at 2, 3, 5, 6″

Score along the short side at 1, 3, 4″


Cardstock – 16.5 x 11.4cm

Score along the long side at 5.1, 7.7, 12.7, 15.3

Score along the short side at 2.5, 7.7, 10.2


Products used and showcased –

Designer Series Paper Stacks – Winter Frost

Ribbons – Smoky Slate Chevron Ribbon, Whgisper White Taffeta Ribbon, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Soft Sky Seam Binding Ribbon, Pool Party Seam Binding Ribbon, Bermuda Bay Taffeta Ribbon, Whisper White Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Coastal Cabana Ruffle Trim, Silver 1/8″ Ribbon, Whisper White Bakers Twine

Embellisments – Frosted Finishes, Vintage Faceted Buttons, In Colour Boutique Details, Candy Dots, Basic Rhinestones

Stamp Set – Morning Post Numbers

Ink – Silver Encore

Other tools used – Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Snail Adhesive, Mini Glue Dots, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals

So I hope you like the video, and the different ways I’ve decorated the advent pouches, there is a little gallery below for you to see them all in finer detail!

Sam x

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If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a catalogue, please feel free to contact me, and if you’re thinking of joining Stampin’ Up! and my team of Pootlers (that’s them over there in the side bar!) I’d most definitely like to hear from you! I have a YouTube channel (over there on the right!) and you can find me by searching PootlesPapercraft, Pootles Paper Craft or Pootles Papercraft! (I like the variety!)

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